M Kaif is celebrating his 41st birthday on 1st Dec.
By Sarita Dey
on Wed Dec 01 2021
Mohammad Kaif, the most successful all-rounder of the Indian cricket team, is celebrating his 41st birthday on 1 December. Kaif has played Test and One Day International matches for India. However, he retired from cricket on 13 July 2018.
Mohammad Kaif was born on 1 December 1980 in Allahabad. His father’s name is Mohammad Tarif and he was also a cricketer. Kaif was interested in cricket since childhood. For this, he came to Kanpur from Prayagraj at the age of 11, and here he started living in the hostel of Green Park Stadium.
After his stellar performances in the Under-19s, he captained the Indian team in the Under-19 World Cup in 2000and led India to victory. He made his Test debut against South Africa in 2000 itself. After this, on 28 January 2002, he played his ODI debut against England.
Talking about the cricket career of Mohammad Kaif, he took 624 runs and 14 catches in 13 Tests for India. At the same time, in 125 ODIs, he took 2753 runs and 55 catches. He also scored 259 runs in 29 matches of IPL. He is one of the fastest fielders in the world.
Along with his brilliant game, Mohammad Kaif was also in the discussion about his love life. He had fallen in love with a Hindu girl, Pooja Yadav. He dated Pooja for 4 years.
Pooja and Kaif met through common friends. During a party, a friend of Kaif introduced her to Pooja and upon seeing her, Kaif’s eyes were fixed on her. This is where the love story of both started.
Pooja Yadav has been a journalist by profession. The two married on 26 March 2011 and have two children. Their elder son Kabir was born on 28 February 2012, while their daughter Eva was born in April 2017.
Pooja is very beautiful in appearance. She is also very active on social media and keeps sharing her pictures every day. He has a total of 28.4K followers on Instagram.